Category : Loan

Nov 18, 2016

How Crowdfunding Is Making the World a Better Place

Crowdfunding may be a relatively new business model, but already it has left an indelible mark. Artists, writers, brave charity efforts, promising SMEs; to all these segments, crowdfunding has been a force for good. In fact, crowdfunding is making the world a better place.

Nov 04, 2016

Why P2P (Peer-to-peer) Financing Should Be in Your Investment Portfolio

The P2P business model comes with three major advantages: Higher potential returns; Lower fees; Simple investment process. To achieve greater risk-adjusted returns, investors invest small amounts across many SMEs to diversify their investment portfolio.

Nov 02, 2016

The Search for Alternative Investment in Malaysia

Here’s the dilemma faced by the modern investor: current instruments are insufficient. Does one invest in stocks, which are volatile, can be highly risky, time-consuming, and require a certain amount of expertise? Or should one invest in investment funds, which despite their fees, are still considerably risky?

Oct 31, 2016

8 Things to Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Business Loan

These days, there are several resources available for business loans. But while the options exist, receiving funding is never easy – especially if you are part of a small business. Then there’s the evaluation bit. Lenders review your application thoroughly before they can deem you worthy and disburse the necessary funds. (For more information on the loan evaluation process, see this article).

Sep 16, 2016

Choosing the Right Crowdfunding Product

Interested in raising capital through crowdfunding? We’re not surprised. After all, crowdfunding comes with some pretty sweet advantages. The crowdfunding process is cheap, quick, easy – often entirely online. Because crowdfunding requires no collateral, it is a great alternative to traditional funding such as secured loans.

Sep 06, 2016

The Different Crowdfunding Options Available

Traditionally, financial options for SMEs are limited to bank loans, government loans, and personal savings. In recent years, crowdfunding has emerged as an alternative for SME funding. Although crowdfunding is a relatively young concept, it has exploded into a phenomenon in the financial world. As a financing option, crowdfunding has proven to be particularly useful for small and medium businesses.

Jul 27, 2016

Traditional Financial Institutions vs Crowdfunding Platforms

Thanks to the rise of crowdfunding and peer-to-peer loans, banks and traditional financial institutions are no longer the only options for credit seekers. If you are looking to secure a loan for your business, this is great news. You have more choices now. You can easily find a loan most suitable for your needs.

Feb 26, 2016

Funding Societies adopts international code of conduct for self-regulation

With innovative financing methods such as Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending on the rise, it is essential to do so with responsible practices. This is why, Funding Societies is proud to join other world-class P2P lenders such as Funding Circle and Lending Club as a signatory of the Small Business Borrowers' Bill of Rights (SBBOR), making us the first and only signatory in Southeast Asia.

Aug 27, 2015

Fintech Startup Founder Kelvin Teo On How He Raised $1M For 12 Companies Before The Age Of 30

Fintech is rushing into Singapore like a wave, bringing with it startups that are attempting to revolutionise the ways that businesses and individuals are managing and accessing money. Amongst that pool is Funding Societies, a startup that crowdfunds for entrepreneurs who are looking for a faster, better way of obtaining funding to expand and sustain their businesses.

Aug 18, 2015

Funding Societies is first crowdfunder to partner with trustee

This is aimed at building trust between borrowers and their investors, it says

November 02, 2016    Funding Gap: SMEs in Malaysia
July 01, 2016    Insuring Your Future

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